For the past five months Rockhampton Regional Council has worked closely with the local fishing community, the broader community, businesses and government agencies to develop the Draft Rockhampton Recreational Fishing Development Strategy. WHEN it comes to new fishing and boating infrastructure on the Fitzroy River, local anglers are hooked onRead More →

UPDATE: “Wildlife officers are attempting to make contact with the man,” she said. A Department of Environment and Heritage Protection spokeswoman said the department received a second-hand report on Saturday that an approximate 2.5 metre crocodile had lunged at a man while retrieving his boat at the Victor Creek boatRead More →

A crew of six Walmart FLW Tour pros joined FLW Weighmaster Chris Jones for the announcement. One-by-one, each pro was handed a sealed envelope containing the location and date of one of the six 2017 regular-season Tour events, which he then revealed to the crowd. In attendance were many ofRead More →

On many of these small streams, there’s no room for a backcast because of all the brush and trees on the bank. That’s where the bow-and-arrow cast comes in handy. This time of year, many of us head for the high country, where streams remain cool in the dead ofRead More →

The organisation has launched a fundraising drive so it can “buy and retire” a licence – a move it says will save at least 10,000 sharks each year, along with dugongs, turtles and dolphins killed as by-catch. CONSERVATION group WWF plans to buy a Great Barrier Reef shark fishing licenceRead More →